UPDATE This website and Newspaper have been closed on or about 2010

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EVENT: Pending Stay Tune :) Gainesville Gville FL

PET STATION: Dancing with the stars look out, we have a new breed in town.

I like to see some one train two dogs to dance with each other.

Fantastic Home Facelift October 16th and 23rd

The second Fantastic Home Facelift is a chance for Gainesville citizens to help with home repairs for a local family in need. During the weekends of October 16th and 23rd, students, local professionals, and other individuals will assemble to repair broken structures, refine landscaping, and assist a family who’s house is in dire need of mending.


GOVERNMENT: Saving social security

It’s a potential Social Security crisis: for the first time ever, Social Security will pay out more than it takes in this year.

EVENT: Rio Royale

Boys & Girls Club’s most exciting fundraiser of the year. The event is our annual Benefit Gala for Kids presented by COX. This year’s theme will be Rio Royale.

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Last years fundraiser, the 2009 Passport to Rio, sold out nearly a month in advance and had over 700 guests in attendance making it one of the most successful fundraisers in the organization’s 58-year history. We hope that with your support, the 2010 Rio Royale, benefit Gala for Kids will be an even bigger success!

The 2010 event will once again be held at the University of Florida’s Reitz Union.

During the course of the evening, guests will have the opportunity to meet many local and national celebrities, professional athletes and community leaders and enjoy an evening packed with tropical Brazilian food, capoiera demonstrations, great music by Chaotic Vibez & dj E.S.Z, relaxing fun, dancing and lots of excitement. The 2010 Rio Royale will be hosted by Radio Personality Storm Roberts along with Mrs.Shelley Meyer, wife of head coach Urban Meyer, of the 2006 & 2008 National Championship football team.

The evening will include a full casino with a variety of gaming tables and slot machines, silent auction tables loaded with everything from rare sports memorabilia to exotic vacation packages and a live auction that will also feature a variety of unique gifts.

We thank you for your support and I you look forward to seeing you at Rio Royale!

DATE: August 21, 2010

WEBSITE: www.galaforkids.com

GOVERNMENT: Fed Looks to Spur Growth by Buying Government Debt

Federal Reserve officials will reinvest principal payments on their mortgage holdings into long-term Treasury securities, the central bank’s first attempt to bolster growth in more than a year.

“The pace of economic recovery is likely to be more modest in the near term than had been anticipated,” the Federal Open Market Committee said in a statement in Washington. “To help support the economic recovery in a context of price stability, the Committee will keep constant the Federal Reserve’s holdings of securities at their current level.” The Fed retained a commitment to keep its benchmark interest rate close to zero for an “extended period.”